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Sickle Cell Camp: July 31 - August 5, 2016

Do you have a child (or know of a child) with sickle cell disease who would like to attend camp this summer? Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency sponsors an annual Summer Enrichment Camp for children ages 6 through 15 with sickle cell disease. The goal of our camp is to foster the social, emotional, and physical growth of children with sickle cell disease by providing a variety of fun and exciting activities.

Camp Objective

  • To encourage self confidence and independence
  • To develop and improve social skills
  • To improve peer relationships and foster personal growth through supervised group living

Camp Activities

All of our camp programs are designed to help individuals “be the best they can be” despite their health condition! Here is a listing of just some of our offerings:

  • Swimming
  • Horseback Riding
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fishing
  • Talent Show
  • Game Room
  • Field Trips
  • Motivational Speakers
  • Sports
  • Movie Night

Camp Safety

Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency's number one priority is the health and safety of our campers! Medical supervision is provided in our modern, well equipped Med-Shed by dedicated nurses housed on-site 24 hours a day. An on-call physician and a nearby hospital are available for emergencies, special needs, and consultations. Leadership is provided by enthusiastic college-aged adults under the supervision of our camp director. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your child is enjoying a fun and rewarding camp experience in a safe and healthy atmosphere!

Eligibility Requirements

Our camp is limited to 65 campers on a first come, first served basis---so apply today! Camp dates are July 31 – August 5, 2016

For more information, or to receive an application by mail, contact PHSSCA at (336) 274-1507. Or, call toll free, at (800) 733-8297.

Thanks to the generosity of area businesses, community organizations, and individuals, children with sickle cell disease can benefit from this unique camp. If you are interested in sponsoring a camper, please contact Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency at (336) 274-1507. The donation is $300.


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